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Close-ups: Coccolithoporids

Coccolithophorids are algae that produce lime and that are considered vital for storage of CO2 in the sea.

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University of Bergen

The University of Bergen is located in Bergen, Norway. Six faculties cover most of the traditional university disciplines. Within the faculties are included 60 different specialised departments, centres and institutes.

Lime-producing algae are considered vital for storage of CO2 in the sea.

The answers are often found in the details. Tiny objects contain the greatest discoveries. This series of close-ups show a selection of the research conducted at the University of Bergen.

In this video Senior Researcher Mikal Heldal at the Department of Biology presents a close-up of these environmentally friendly algae.

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